Six things you need to know: Monday, February 3rd


Web Editor - Amanda Roberts

 Here are the six things you need to know for your day in news today, Monday, February 3rd.

  1. Snow and ice covered roads in West Kentucky, Southern Illinois, Northwest Tennessee, and Southeast Missouri. Cars slid off roadways, especially as rain kept crews from pre-treating area roads.
  2. Before hitting our area, the winter storm left inches along Texas, Oklahoma, and Northwest Arkansas. More snow will hit the area today and tomorrow.
  3. A man show and injured his sister-in-law before killing himself inside a Cookeville, Tennessee church yesterday morning. Police say Tommy Meadows meant to shoot and kill his wife.
  4. A friend found Oscar-winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead inside his New York City apartment Sunday morning. Police say he died of an apparent drug overdose.
  5. Governor Bill Haslam will update Tennesseans on the State of their State this evening. He's expected to recommend full funding for local schools and raising fines for not wearing a seat belt.
  6. The Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos in a 43 to 8 blow-out. Seattle put their first points on the board just 12 seconds into the game.